DIY Pom-Pom Garland

I am in love with the new pom-pom trend which seems to have made its way into everything including purses, shoes, clothing, and even jewelry! Last weekend, when Arjun and Asha were completely content with their own play without me being the referee, I quietly pulled out my crafting supplies and went to town at the kitchen table […]

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Learning To Learn

In the last few days I have spent a considerable time feeling being frustrated with technology. So much so that I have actually cried and felt really helpless.

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Life Lately…

Last year I decided that it would be nice to have a yearly album of printed pictures of our family’s annual doings. I wish the thought had occurred to me sometime early in 2016 instead of December, because I remembered how time-consuming it ended up being rounding up all the pictures from our phones and camera, […]

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Space Ship 2.0

I have shared my amateur craftiness with cardboard boxes here before, when I’ve repurposed them into various kid toys including a pet cat and a spaceship (1.0). As an adult with a smallish house, I can’t stand the look of big, plastic-y, brightly colored commercial toys littered everywhere (and believe me when I say that like the […]

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My Creative Space

I recently picked up a copy of Grace Bonney’s IN THE COMPANY OF WOMEN which is a compilation of Q&A with 100 women in various artistic and creative fields. Some of these women like Genevieve Gorder, and Joy Cho are famous and I already know, but most are unfamiliar faces from around the world. It’s been an eye […]

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Outdoor Photography Class

These days, as part of my new year’s resolution, I am trying to narrow the gap between wishing and doing. One such thing that I have been wishing to do more and better of is photography. Like all novices, I didn’t waste any time in collecting the fancy gadgets. The follow through however didn’t come as quickly as I […]

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A Vintage Vanity Makeover

Vintage Vanity Makeover. Furniture

I am a bit of a furniture junkie! I love buying old pieces with good bones and refinishing them into something that is sold for a lot of money at design stores. When I lived in Chicago, the two things that stopped me from pursuing this hobby more was, 1) living on a third story walk-up condo, […]

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